Manor House String Quartet in ‘The Originals’

5th February 2015

In late November we were approached by a Los Angeles-based film and TV music supervisor. He had come across our version of the Christmas carol ‘The Holly and the Ivy’ for string quartet and wanted to place it in the popular U.S. series ‘The Originals’ (series 2). In the 30-second sequence, the music accompanies a […]

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Anti X-factor? Why not just be pro-music?

20th November 2010

Over the last couple of years there has certainly been a discernible backlash against the predictability of the X factor winner having a guaranteed UK Christmas number one and after last year’s successful Facebook campaign to get ‘Rage Against the Machine’ into the Christmas charts, it seems that many people are even more determined to […]

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Louis Spohr String Quartet no. 24 in G, Op. 82 no. 2

7th May 2010

Louis Spohr String Quartet no. 24 in G, Op. 82 no. 2 – Last week the Manor House String Quartet made a film of one of our favourite string quartets – the first movement (Allegro) of the G major string quartet No. 24 (Op. 82 No. 2) by Spohr (which I had spent many hours […]

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String Quartet Arrangement of ‘I Saw Three Ships’

30th November 2009

With the first of the Manor House String Quartet‘s Christmas string quartet concerts fast approaching, we wanted to devote some of yesterday’s rehearsal time to playing through the first of the completed Christmas carol arrangements which we’ll be performing. The concert will be on the 11th of December in St Giles Church, Cheddington and the second […]

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Panis Angelicus For String Quartet

21st July 2009

Recorded by the Manor House String Quartet in the Church of St Giles, Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, this is a beautiful piece of music by Cesar Franck which we have occasionally programmed as part of a string quartet concert or played during the Signing the Register in a wedding ceremony.

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About Manor House Music

Manor House Music is a wedding string quartet and duo consisting of some of the UK’s finest musicians. Founded in 2005, and based on the borders of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, we’ve now performed for over 800 weddings, corporate events and private functions. We combine a high quality of musical performance with a large repertoire of dynamic arrangements and a desire to work closely with clients to ensure that every detail is just right for your event.



Tel: 07870 171194